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かれ
ゆかい
愉快
やつ
He is a merry fellow.
Conjugations and inflections
Words and names
pronoun
1. he; him
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pleasant; happy
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1. fellow; guy; chap  (often written with kana only; derogatory; this meaning is restricted to reading やつ)
2. thing; object  (colloquialism; this meaning is restricted to reading やつ)
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Kanji
ヒ   かれ he   
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step
ヒ   かわ skin, leather   
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stick   
cliff
また again   
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ユ    pleasure   
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ユ    in general; generalization   
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the body part and the sword
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ニク body part   
トウ   かたな sword   
assembly, gathering   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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シン   こころ heart   
カイ   こころよ comfortable, pleasant, refreshing   
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カイ   ケツ    decide, determine   
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